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Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis

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?Because the technology and the hardware are so simple and there is such a wide vari-ety of applications, we made the conversion from a desk top microscope to a submersible microscope, and once we did that, the potential uses on a large scale are numerous?Dr. Stephen Jones, CEO Resolution Opticsis ?very simple and is a bit different than the conventional microscope.? He explained a conventional microscope has a very narrow depth of view ?so if something is moving quickly it will come in and out of focus and if you are looking at it you manually have to adjust your focus to try and capture it. Odds are you won?t be able to track it in focus. And also most sam- ples have to be stained or  xed or somehow manipulated to show up.? The Resolution Optics? microscope sur- prisingly operates without a lens. Marine Technology Reporter 67MTR #2 (66-81).indd 67MTR #2 (66-81).indd 672/22/2014 1:47:39 PM2/22/2014 1:47:39 PM

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